The Resource Digimodernism : how new technologies dismantle the postmodern and reconfigure our culture, Alan Kirby

Digimodernism : how new technologies dismantle the postmodern and reconfigure our culture, Alan Kirby

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Digimodernism : how new technologies dismantle the postmodern and reconfigure our culture
Title
Digimodernism
Title remainder
how new technologies dismantle the postmodern and reconfigure our culture
Statement of responsibility
Alan Kirby
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Almost without anybody noticing, a new cultural paradigm has come center stage, displacing an exhausted and increasingly marginalised postmodernism. Dr. Alan Kirby calls this cultural paradigm digimodernism, a name comprising both its central technical mode and its privileging of the fingers and thumbs in its use. The increasing€irrelevancy of postmodernism€requires a new theory to€underpin our current digital culture. Beginning with the Internet (digimodernism's most important locus), then taking into account television, cinema, computer games, music, radio, etc., Kirby analyze
Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kirby, Alan
Index
index present
LC call number
HM851
LC item number
.K557 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Information technology
  • Culture
  • Postmodernism
  • Technology
  • Digital media
  • Technological innovations
  • Information society
  • Social Science
  • SCIENCE
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Culture
  • Digital media
  • Information society
  • Information technology
  • Postmodernism
  • Technological innovations
  • Technology
Label
Digimodernism : how new technologies dismantle the postmodern and reconfigure our culture, Alan Kirby
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-269) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The arguable death of postmodernism -- Children's postmodernism : Pixar, Aardman, Dreamworks -- Killing postmodernism : Dogme 95, New puritans, Stuckists -- Burying postmodernism : post-theory -- Succeeding postmodernism : performatism, hypermodernity, and so on -- Cock and bull -- The digimodernist text -- Reader response -- The antilexicon of early digimodernism -- A prehistory of digimodernism -- Industrial pornography -- Ceefax -- Whose line is it anyway? -- House -- B.S. Johnson's The unfortunates -- Pantomime -- Digimodernism and Web 2.0 -- Chat rooms (identity) -- Message boards (authorship) -- Blogs (onwardness) -- Wikipedia (competence) -- YouTube (haphazardness) -- Facebook (electronic) -- Digimodernist aesthetics -- From popular culture to children's entertainment -- The rise of the apparently real -- From irony to earnestness -- The birth of the endless narrative -- Digimodernist culture -- Videogames -- Film -- Television -- Radio -- Music -- Literature -- Toward a digimodernist society? -- The invention of autism -- The return of the poisonous grand narrative -- The death of competence -- Endless
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 282 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441110961
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)676697299
  • (OCoLC)ocn676697299
Label
Digimodernism : how new technologies dismantle the postmodern and reconfigure our culture, Alan Kirby
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-269) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The arguable death of postmodernism -- Children's postmodernism : Pixar, Aardman, Dreamworks -- Killing postmodernism : Dogme 95, New puritans, Stuckists -- Burying postmodernism : post-theory -- Succeeding postmodernism : performatism, hypermodernity, and so on -- Cock and bull -- The digimodernist text -- Reader response -- The antilexicon of early digimodernism -- A prehistory of digimodernism -- Industrial pornography -- Ceefax -- Whose line is it anyway? -- House -- B.S. Johnson's The unfortunates -- Pantomime -- Digimodernism and Web 2.0 -- Chat rooms (identity) -- Message boards (authorship) -- Blogs (onwardness) -- Wikipedia (competence) -- YouTube (haphazardness) -- Facebook (electronic) -- Digimodernist aesthetics -- From popular culture to children's entertainment -- The rise of the apparently real -- From irony to earnestness -- The birth of the endless narrative -- Digimodernist culture -- Videogames -- Film -- Television -- Radio -- Music -- Literature -- Toward a digimodernist society? -- The invention of autism -- The return of the poisonous grand narrative -- The death of competence -- Endless
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 282 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441110961
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)676697299
  • (OCoLC)ocn676697299

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